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The Diner - Nashville, Nashville, TN
The Diner - Nashville, Nashville, TN
The Diner - Nashville, Nashville, TN
The Diner - Nashville, Nashville, TN
The Diner - Nashville, Nashville, TN

The Diner - Nashville

4.3
4.3
2361 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Located on the corner of 3rd Avenue South & Demonbreun, The Diner is the crown jewel of Downtown Nashville’s SoBro district. Our 6 story restaurant boasts six unique floors, each with gorgeous views of downtown. Our chef-driven menu features everything from traditional breakfast fare and lunch specialties, to mouth watering steaks, exquisite seafood, Southern home-style dishes, Italian classics, freshly shucked oysters, and sushi.
Each floor offers our guests a truly unique dining experience. For those looking for breakfast to go, stop by the 1st floor coffee shop to enjoy premium Lavazza coffee beverages and fresh baked pastries. With floor to ceiling windows, our chic dining rooms are guaranteed to wow even the most well-traveled guest. Our Private Dining Rooms feature private balconies. Join us on the sixth floor for iconic views of Downtown Nashville and enjoy shucked-to-order oysters, boiled shrimp, and made to order sushi.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 57 times today

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Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 8:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 8:30 am–2:00 am
  • Phone number
    (615) 782-7150
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Area
    Downtown / Sobro
  • Cross Street
    Demonbreun St.
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine

What 2,361 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.3
4.3 based on recent ratings
  • 4.3Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Nashville

    Great for scenic views

  • Nashville

    Great for scenic views

2,361 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Harold was our server and he was amazing. Recommended the chicken and biscuits with gravy and it was phenomenal. Thank you Harold!

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  2. LoriO

    Tampa

    16 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    16 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, atmosphere was awesome, service was fantastic and great entertainment!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Las Vegas

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was delicious and the service was great.

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  4. Missie

    Nashville

    85 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    85 reviews

    Dined on 4 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The roast beef and chicken pasta entrees were great. Our server is the best.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Atlanta Metro

    12 reviews

    2.0

    12 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The restaurant atmosphere was nice. The food had way to much Pepper the mashed potatoes had clumps of pepper. The gumbo was over peppered having lived in Louisiana I don’t mind spice but this was over done. Our food came out in like 5 mins total time in restaurant was 22 mins.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Greensboro

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great experience. I will definitely be returning!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 31 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was delicious, view was spectacular. Loved our service.

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  8. Robinski

    Miami

    29 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    29 reviews

    Dined on 29 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Went for breakfast with a group of 5 and we were seated on the first floor level. The food was average not much better than an airport breakfast except for the biscuits which were delicious. Service was fair not very attentive some items didn’t come out with our order had to ask a few times. Would not recommend going here

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Detroit

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    Got the chicken parm. Usually safe..sauce was like tomato paste with red pepper flakes. Spicy and bland at the same time. Chicken was cardboard thin with slices of muenster cheese on top. Terrible meal.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great! We enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Waitress was fantastic

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  11. OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was the perfect experience. The food was good, the atmosphere was nice, and our service was wonderful. We will definitely go back.

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  12. EA123

    New York City

    19 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined on 22 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    Alyssa and her colleague were great servers! Great night!

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  13. RojoCojo

    Nashville

    20 reviews

    5.0

    20 reviews

    Dined on 21 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food, nice atmosphere and the service was great. The appetizer was the best part of the meal , great wings with great flavour. The Blue Cheese dip was not good very watery did not stick. The pasta was good but has been better in the past, needs more sauce!

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  14. MikeM

    Nashville

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 March 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 4
    Great location, pretty lame and therefore overpriced food. Buffalo wings as an appetizer tasted like basic freezer fare, chewy and undersauced. Pasta was on par with a Marie Callender's frozen dinner. I won't be back to spend $85 on food that is mediocre at best.

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  15. DanielH

    Nashville

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Food and staff were great. If you are in Nashville I would recommend trying this place for sure.

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  16. OpenTable Diner

    Alabama

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I went for brunch. The food and service was great, would definitely go again!

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  17. ClaraV

    Exclusive

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    A group of my girlfriends and I had brunch here! We really enjoyed it, the service was great, the mimosas were tasty and refreshing and the food is just what we needed after a long night at the honky tonks! I would definitely recommend, especially for a bigger group. We got the big booth of the corner of the main floor and it was perfect for 8 of us. Thank you, The Diner!

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  18. RandyM

    Cincinnati

    27 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    27 reviews

    Dined on 16 March 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Server was great. Food was pretty average. Definitely not worth the price.

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  19. LynnS

    Las Vegas

    6 reviews

    4.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 15 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Went for breakfast before a basketball game. Was perfect!!

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  20. OpenTable Diner

    Indonesia

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 13 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband and I wanted a nice meal and not in a place where a band was blasting in our ear after a heavy and FUN night on Broadway. The Diner was it! We made our reservations and were seated right away on the 5th floor with spectacular views of the skyline and a beautiful breeze. It was consistently busy during our visit but the music and noise level was perfect with the sounds of the city. The food was delicious and we even opted for dessert which we never do. We were in no hurry to leave and enjoyed our last night in Nashville. Great food, service and ambience!

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  21. RuthS

    Memphis/West TN

    40 reviews

    1.0

    40 reviews

    Dined on 12 March 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    A terrible experience both from service and food perspective. Party of five with 6:30pm reservation. Drinks were overpriced, sweet, not made correctly and very little alcohol in them. Three ordered gumbo, it arrived timely, was good but not great. Than we waited and waited for food. Large tables of 12 or more around us received food and finished eating before our food arrived. Waitress was sweet but clearly overwhelmed. She told us they had a large party in another room the kitchen was taking care of. That may in part be true but tables all around us were served and many who arrived after us. Our food arrived 90 minutes after ordering and clearly sat in the window a significant amount of time as it was cold and inedible. Asked for a manager will not post her name was very rude to us. Asked for another manager higher up and she said there was none and would not let us be rude in front of her servers. We continually told server we did not blame her for the kitchen. Waitress must not have felt the same and said she would send another manager. A manager named Zack arrived and could not have been nicer or more understanding. This is a diner and we didn’t expect fine dining but we did expect good service and food. Too many restaurants in Nashville to ever go back. My group can not recommend it but we will say Zack was outstanding

    1 person found this helpful

  22. OpenTable Diner

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We enjoy The Diner as a convenient location before the symphony. The food is good and the service is excellent! We can have a relaxing dinner and know we will make our concert on time.

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  23. OpenTable Diner

    Baltimore

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 9 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the Biscuits and Gravy and the Waffle Breakfast sandwich. Both were delicious. The spiked mimosas were great too.

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  24. BrettW

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We really enjoyed the ambiance. The brunch menus offered a variety of options at reasonable prices. All of our entrees were excellent. Our waitress was very nice and helpful. The facility was nice and clean. The view was excellent. Great family restaurant.

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  25. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 3 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Ambience, background music music, food, & service was perfect(Harold was amazing)

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  26. JohnH

    Western NC

    207 reviews

    5.0

    207 reviews

    Dined on 3 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Superb brunch boite with a unique theme on each floor. 5th floor brunch was great. The waffle sliders were fantastic and very filling. My wife had a traditional waffle and loved it. The food was fresh and delicious BUT it’s the best cop of coffee we found in Nashville.

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  27. Jy63

    Washington DC

    21 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    21 reviews

    Dined on 2 March 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Very good southern American fare. Had the cheeseburger and fries. Fries were crispy and hot. Burger was good. Moscow mule was very sweet and weak. Loud party seated after us ruined the end of the meal. Very little sound dampening in the room- 4th floor

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  28. CherylP

    Nashville

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on 1 March 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had a wonderful meal! The shrimp and grits were phenomenal!

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  29. danielh

    Indiana

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 29 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    It was my birthday dinner that my wife set up. I hadn’t been home in 20 years and it was a fantastic experience. Definitely a place I’ll recommend to others.

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    What a unique and wonderful dining experience! The food was great the service superior and the atmosphere was excellent!

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  31. ChristinaW

    Key West

    9 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great food! Nashville chicken and waffles was incredible

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  32. ScottJ

    Grand Rapids

    4 reviews

    2.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    I would consider this over rated and over priced. Ribs were dry and brisket was more fat than meat. Pomme frites were all potato and no flavor. Corn was awesome! Very loud and difficult to hear the person across from you.

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  33. BrittanyH

    Louisville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Really cool concept. Filet was cooked perfectly. Service was quick and friendly.

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  34. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 23 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great place to visit if you are in Nashville for the first time.

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  35. sma46

    Nashville

    25 reviews

    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on 22 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Generally consistent food and service and good location South of Broadway.

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  36. MamaRue

    Nashville

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Service was amazing as well as the food! everything came out fresh and hot! beautiful atmosphere very comforting, will definitely recommend and will be back! Great place downtown

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  37. DrekaR

    Denver

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    My husband and I drove to Nashville just for a weekend getaway and the restaurant was connected to our hotel. We made reservations online so that it gave us enough time to do other things. We arrived 15 minutes before our reservations and the entrance was packed ( we knew the food was going to be amazing ) I spoke with the host and they instructed us to head up to the 4th floor to be seated. Once we were seated the waitress came over with menus and talked with us before giving us 10 minutes to look over the menu. Once we ordered drinks and our food my husband and I started back having our conversation and I will say it took about 10-12 minutes before our food arrived at the table. Once we received our food we started eating and the conversation ended lol 😂 the food and drinks were amazingly delicious 😋. We plan on going back and taking the kids that’s how much we enjoyed the food and the hospitality of everything.

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  38. Merp

    Chicago

    9 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    9 reviews

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Harold was our service and was fantastic! Food was great and the ambiance was perfect for lunch!

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    Server was great but the breakfast quality was no better than that of a mid range hotel.

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  40. SamC

    Las Vegas

    15 reviews

    5.0

    15 reviews

    Dined on 11 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Everything was perfect. The food was served unbelievably fast as well.

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The Diner - Nashville does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats.

The Diner - Nashville is rated 4.3 stars by 2361 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 57 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Diner - Nashville

200 3rd Ave S, Nashville, TN 37201

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Demonbreun St.
  • Area
    Downtown / Sobro
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu, Sun 8:30 am–10:00 pm Fri, Sat 8:30 am–2:00 am
  • Price
    $30 and under
  • Cuisines
    American, Seafood, Contemporary American
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Additional
    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Late Night, Private Room, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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